As a city dweller I have to be honest that I don’t often look forward to venturing out to the suburbs. Our trips to the burbs typically consist of navigating through a sea of traffic at 5 mph for an unimaginable amount of time with a toddler who is already bored 10 minutes into the ride. …
I think it would be hard for anyone to argue that the Shedd Aquarium is a must-do with little kids—especially if you live here in the city. But I totally get it that it kind of feels like the last place you’d really want to go. It’s crowded. It’s expensive. It’s filled with tourists. It’s filled with kids. Did I mention it’s crowded? Here’s a little bit about our recent visit there and tips for making your visit a little less painful….
I am a small town girl.
I like the posts where I start out with what I am. Not what I want to be. Or what I want others to see me as. Just who I am. Who I’ve been. And who I probably always will be. Even though Chicago’s been home for quite some time now, I am a small town girl deep down….
The morning of Asher’s 2nd birthday, post presents and pancakes, we decided to do something a little different than our typical playground/neighborhood scene. We decided to head south to Chinatown. Ever since our trip to China in 2009, we seem to find ourselves in Chicago’s Chinatown neighborhood whenever we are looking for something out of the ordinary….